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350 South 1530 East, #250
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112

ArtsForce is a program at the University of Utah designed to help students of the arts make professional connections and

Who We Are


Artsforce is created and lead by the College of Fine Arts Emerging Leaders Interns. Click here for information on becoming an Emerging Leaders intern.  

The current College of Fine Arts Emerging Leaders are:


Christal hazelton

Christal is a senior finishing her HBA in Entertainment Arts & Engineering and Peace & Conflict Studies.  She is also the Honors Undergraduate fellow for the Tanner Humanities Center, and a member of the Animation Crew.  This is her first year as an Emerging Leaders Intern with ArtsForce.

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Daniel stergios

Daniel is a senior in the Film and Media Arts Animation program. He is also an Associate for the Arts Entrepreneurship Program, and co-founder of The Animation Crew. This is Daniel's second year working as an Emerging Leaders Intern, and is excited to continue working with the ArtsForce team to plan exciting events.


Julia Peterson

Julia is a Sophmore studying Film & Media Arts as well as working on completing a Drawing Minor. This is her first year working with Artsforce as an Emerging Leaders Intern. After attending Artsforce events, she now looks to work with the other interns to provide meaningful events and information to the students in the College of Fine Arts.




Kylie is a senior studying Music Performance on the Bassoon. She is a conductor for the Pride of Utah Marching Band and plays regularly with the Wind Symphony, Philharmonia and Campus Symphony. This is her second year in the Emerging Leaders Internship and she is excited to help ArtsForce continue to grow.


kyrie burson

Kyrie is a senior Film & Media Arts student with an interest in Sound and Production Design. She's been an ArtsForce intern since Spring 2016 and is excited to work with her fellow interns to improve this year's events.


Maeve Buchanan

Maeve is a third year Art History student with a Strategic Communication minor. In her first year as an Emerging Leaders Intern, she hopes to help her fellow College of Fine Arts students interact across their various disciplines and provide space for meaningful collaboration.


rachel luebbert

Rachel is a senior double majoring in Modern Dance and Spanish with a minor in Business.  After attending ArtsForce events for several years, she is excited to work behind the scenes to help plan these exciting events for art students. She is also the Resident Advisor for the Emma Eccles Jones Fine Arts House.


Taylor Mott

Taylor Mott is a fourth-year student at the U. She's receiving an HBA in Animation and a minor in Arts and Technology. This is her second year working as an Emerging Leaders Intern with ArtsForce and is extremely excited to continue collaborating with her peers to put on influential content! She's involved in her department as a leader and co-founder of The Animation Crew, and is the undergraduate SAC for Film. Also loves cats and coffee.


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Liz Leckie
Associate Dean for undergrate Student Affairs

In 2013, with a group of College of Fine Arts student leaders, Liz launched the award-winning program ArtsForce. Each year, she hires College of Fine Arts undergraduate students as Emerging Leaders Interns to create and implement programs that promote the value of arts degree in our modern workforce and the value of arts in our society.  Read more...